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Today's Sports

  • Roane teams compete in three-way...

     

    The Midway/Wartburg scrimmage set for Friday turned into a three-way affair when Kingston joined the mix after York Institute canceled a date with the Jackets. 

    All three teams looked fair on offense on the day, but all three teams defenses played well as one might expect early in the year.

  • Offense explodes for Bobcats

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats participated in their first scrimmage of the fall Friday evening and the results were good for Wiley Brackett's squad as they found the end zone a total of seven times against visiting Sweetwater at Arrowhead Park.

  • Tigers pick up steam in scrimmage

     

    Rockwood head coach John Webb wasn't too happy with his team's performance in their first fall scrimmage on Aug. 1 at Cookeville, but the same couldn't be said Thursday evening as the Tigers showed much improvement in rolling to a 5-2 TD advantage over Sunbright at Civitan Field.

  • TWFC approves duck season changes

     

    The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission (TFWC) voted unanimously to increase the early wood duck and teal hunting season daily bag limit from 4 to 6 (no more than two wood ducks) and also allow the addition of teal-only hunting days to this season.

  • Rockwood to host middle school...

     

    Fans of middle school football can see a lot of area teams on Saturday as the 2014 Rockwood Middle School Football Jamboree will be held at Civitan Field.

    A total of ten schools will be represented at the event that starts at noon and will run until approximately 7 p.m.

  • TWRA working on state wildlife...

     

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), in cooperation with The Nature Conservancy, is updating the Tennessee State Wildlife Action Plan. The nationwide development of State Wildlife Action Plans (SWAPs) in 2005 was a major milestone in fish and wildlife conservation.

  • Tigers seek improvement after...

     

    The Rockwood Tigers’ first scrimmage of the fall had its ups and downs Friday evening at Cookeville, but those ups and downs weren’t exactly what 19th year head coach John Webb was looking for from his squad.

  • DAR holds golf tourney

     

    Avery Trace Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its fourth annual Flag Day Golf Tournament at Southwest Point Golf Club.  

    This annual tournament enables the Avery Trace Chapter to support projects in the Roane County community. 

  • Jackets, Devils battle in...

     

    Fans of the Kingston Yellow Jackets and Harriman Blue Devils got the first look at their respective teams Friday night as the Jackets and Devils scrimmaged for more than two hours at Wallace Black Field.

  • Area teams look for answers in...

     

    All five Roane County high school football teams have reasons to be optimistic this season as all five return at least half their starters from a year ago.

    Despite that optimism, all five still have areas of concern and Friday night all but Oliver Springs will try to answer some of those questions with their first preseason scrimmage.